As Scottish unemployment falls below that of the rest of the UK, Scottish Financial News reported yesterday big increases in the demand for professionals. This can be taken as a clear sign of a strengthening economy especially in those sectors relating to the emerging third wave boom in energy production, I’ve written about numerous times recently. See:
It also ties in with the recently announced report on business health in Scotland significantly exceeding that of rUK. See:
Overall, vacancies in Scotland rose by 11% year-on-year to March 2017. Demand for engineers rose by an amazing 42% and for other technologists by 21%. These are, it is reported, above the rUK figures with the latter described as only ‘stable.’ Presumably this means little or no increase in demand?